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Roving CM The roving chief minister of state last week was touring Old Srinagar—from where he straight away drove to picturesque Manasbal. In between he had a short stay at Central University of

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‘Seditious’ Flag Since armed insurgency broke out in Kashmir there have been many instances when Pakistani flags were unfurled in city. Not only males but females too were waving green flags in city’s

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Foreign First! Recently, at a counselling session on International Academic Programs, a scribe who has done his masters degree from United States remarked that Kashmir University is closed – closed in every sense.

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Firing Zones Army has run out of firing ranges in Jammu and Kashmir as a re-notification of 10 field firing ranges is pending with the state government, they were told to vacate from

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Tihar Ordeals ‘Hate sin, not sinners’, was the line inscribed on the interior walls of various jails in Kashmir post 90’s. But since then nothing changed as alleged ‘sinners’ were always hated for

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Army’s Take Amid assertions by the J&K Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed that his government was committed to ensure revocation of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), top army commanders have briefed

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Wamiq’s Justice Parents of Wamiq Farooq, a teenager who was killed in 2010 mass unrest in Kashmir, still wait for justice after a gap of four years. In the recent judgement passed by

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At Massive Costs When the details about the investment that goes into individual security of political activists hit the newspapers, an intelligent comment made rounds on the FB. ‘While Rs 500 crore are

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No DAA State Legislative Council has disallowed a resolution seeking revocation of Disturbed Areas Act (DAA) from the state saying the law is not in force and has lapsed in 1998. “This is

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New Chief A 1994 batch IPS officer, Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani Tuesday took over as Inspector General of Police, Kashmir at Zonal Police Headquarters Srinagar. An alumnus of Sainik School, Manasbal, Gillani served

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